Period
to 22 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Internet of Things (IoT, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 905 1113
Rank change year-on-year +112 +208 +173
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 404 343 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.42% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 312 320 117
UK median annual salary £48,750 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% +2.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,250 £78,875 £76,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +58.33%

Internet of Things is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75473 82073 89905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.87% 41.65% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57350 67133 71645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 22 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +109 379 £47,500 -6.86% 29
UK excluding London +80 266 £45,000 -10.00% 12
London +41 121 £75,000 +47.06% 19
South East +71 85 £55,000 - 3
East of England +2 66 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North of England +29 56 £37,500 -37.50% 3
North West - 32 £37,500 - 1
South West -10 31 £47,500 +5.56%
Yorkshire +38 24 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Midlands +29 18 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +19 15 £45,000 -
Scotland +17 9 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands +22 3 £46,250 +71.93% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 364 (90.10%) Internet
2 151 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (26.73%) Degree
4 103 (25.50%) Big Data
5 95 (23.51%) Java
6 77 (19.06%) C++
7 74 (18.32%) Software Engineering
8 72 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
9 70 (17.33%) C
9 70 (17.33%) Linux
9 70 (17.33%) Python
10 62 (15.35%) JavaScript
11 50 (12.38%) Analytics
11 50 (12.38%) NoSQL
12 49 (12.13%) Web Services
12 49 (12.13%) OO
12 49 (12.13%) Computer Science
13 47 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 45 (11.14%) Finance
15 43 (10.64%) Git (software)
15 43 (10.64%) Retail
16 42 (10.40%) Test Automation
17 41 (10.15%) Microsoft
17 41 (10.15%) MongoDB
17 41 (10.15%) User Experience
18 40 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
19 39 (9.65%) HTML
20 37 (9.16%) Wireless
20 37 (9.16%) Scrum
20 37 (9.16%) TDD

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.73%) nginx
3 6 (1.49%) CMS
3 6 (1.49%) Confluence
4 5 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.24%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.50%) IIS
7 2 (0.50%) JBoss
7 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.73%) InVision
2 2 (0.50%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.74%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 72 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (3.96%) PaaS
5 10 (2.48%) GitHub
6 9 (2.23%) IaaS
7 7 (1.73%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.73%) SaaS
8 5 (1.24%) Bluemix
8 5 (1.24%) Force.com
8 5 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.74%) Office 365
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.25%) Boomi
10 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 364 (90.10%) Internet
2 37 (9.16%) Wireless
3 28 (6.93%) Ethernet
3 28 (6.93%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (5.69%) TCP/IP
5 21 (5.20%) LTE
6 20 (4.95%) ZigBee
7 16 (3.96%) AMQP
7 16 (3.96%) Bluetooth
8 15 (3.71%) MQTT
8 15 (3.71%) RS-232
9 14 (3.47%) BGP
10 13 (3.22%) IPv6
11 12 (2.97%) Radio Access Network
12 11 (2.72%) IPv4
13 9 (2.23%) HTTP
14 8 (1.98%) DVB
15 7 (1.73%) 4G
16 6 (1.49%) Unified Communications
17 5 (1.24%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (25.50%) Big Data
2 50 (12.38%) NoSQL
3 41 (10.15%) MongoDB
4 31 (7.67%) MySQL
5 22 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 16 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (3.96%) RDBMS
6 16 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.48%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.98%) Redis
10 7 (1.73%) HBase
11 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.99%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.99%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.74%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 43 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.96%) MSTest
3 16 (3.96%) NUnit
3 16 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.71%) Microsoft Blend
4 15 (3.71%) MSI
4 15 (3.71%) NuGet
4 15 (3.71%) WiX
5 14 (3.47%) JIRA
6 12 (2.97%) JBehave
6 12 (2.97%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.97%) Maven
7 11 (2.72%) Selenium
8 10 (2.48%) Jasmine
9 9 (2.23%) PhpStorm
10 8 (1.98%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.98%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.73%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.73%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (11.14%) Finance
2 43 (10.64%) Retail
3 35 (8.66%) Marketing
4 29 (7.18%) Electronics
5 28 (6.93%) Manufacturing
6 27 (6.68%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.98%) Local Government
8 7 (1.73%) Games
9 6 (1.49%) Billing
10 4 (0.99%) Advertising
10 4 (0.99%) Automotive
11 2 (0.50%) Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 118 (29.21%) Developer
2 64 (15.84%) Architect
3 34 (8.42%) Java Developer
4 27 (6.68%) Consultant
5 26 (6.44%) Software Engineer
6 25 (6.19%) Graduate
7 20 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (4.21%) .NET Developer
8 17 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (3.96%) Analyst
9 16 (3.96%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (3.71%) Web Developer
11 14 (3.47%) Systems Architect
11 14 (3.47%) Tester
12 13 (3.22%) Designer
12 13 (3.22%) DSP Engineer
12 13 (3.22%) MATLAB Engineer
12 13 (3.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.13%) Web Services
2 39 (9.65%) HTML
3 37 (9.16%) Node.js
4 36 (8.91%) JSON
5 35 (8.66%) CSS
6 30 (7.43%) REST
7 29 (7.18%) .NET
7 29 (7.18%) AngularJS
8 28 (6.93%) HTML5
9 27 (6.68%) XML
10 23 (5.69%) React
11 22 (5.45%) jQuery
12 21 (5.20%) .NET Framework
13 17 (4.21%) Entity Framework
13 17 (4.21%) XSD
14 16 (3.96%) CSS3
14 16 (3.96%) Silverlight
15 15 (3.71%) LINQ
15 15 (3.71%) WCF
15 15 (3.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.13%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.15%) User Experience
3 37 (9.16%) Smart Home
4 33 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (7.18%) Management Information System
6 25 (6.19%) Data Structures
7 23 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (5.20%) Algorithms
9 18 (4.46%) Digital Media
9 18 (4.46%) Smartphone
10 17 (4.21%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 14 (3.47%) Machine to Machine
12 13 (3.22%) Smart Energy
13 12 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (2.97%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.98%) Data Centre
14 8 (1.98%) Smart City
15 7 (1.73%) Cloud Native
15 7 (1.73%) Clustering
15 7 (1.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.33%) Linux
2 26 (6.44%) Windows
3 17 (4.21%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (3.71%) Mac OS
4 15 (3.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 9 (2.23%) Android
6 8 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.98%) Unix
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.50%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) Fedora
8 2 (0.50%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (18.32%) Software Engineering
3 50 (12.38%) Analytics
4 49 (12.13%) OO
5 42 (10.40%) Test Automation
6 37 (9.16%) Scrum
6 37 (9.16%) TDD
7 36 (8.91%) Project Management
8 35 (8.66%) MVC
9 32 (7.92%) DevOps
10 31 (7.67%) TOGAF
11 30 (7.43%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (7.18%) Open Source
13 28 (6.93%) Multithreading
14 27 (6.68%) Product Management
14 27 (6.68%) Unit Testing
15 26 (6.44%) OOD
16 25 (6.19%) CRM
17 24 (5.94%) Data Analytics
18 23 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 95 (23.51%) Java
2 77 (19.06%) C++
3 70 (17.33%) C
3 70 (17.33%) Python
4 62 (15.35%) JavaScript
5 36 (8.91%) C#
6 35 (8.66%) SQL
7 27 (6.68%) PHP
8 17 (4.21%) MATLAB
9 15 (3.71%) XAML
10 14 (3.47%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.98%) Embedded C
11 8 (1.98%) Perl
11 8 (1.98%) Ruby
12 7 (1.73%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.49%) R
14 5 (1.24%) Embedded C++
14 5 (1.24%) ES6
Qualifications
1 108 (26.73%) Degree
2 23 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (4.95%) CISSP
4 14 (3.47%) CISA
5 11 (2.72%) CISM
5 11 (2.72%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.23%) CISMP
6 9 (2.23%) CRISC
6 9 (2.23%) SANS
7 7 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.49%) CCNP
9 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (1.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 5 (1.24%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.74%) CEH
10 3 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.74%) IISP
10 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.22%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.97%) GDPR
4 9 (2.23%) ISO 14001
4 9 (2.23%) ISO 22301
4 9 (2.23%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.23%) QA
5 3 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.74%) SLA
6 2 (0.50%) COBIT
6 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (9.16%) Docker
2 18 (4.46%) Firmware
3 17 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.50%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (5.20%) Puppet
2 6 (1.49%) Ansible
2 6 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.99%) Marathon
3 4 (0.99%) Mesos
4 3 (0.74%) Kibana
5 1 (0.25%) Consul
5 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) Grafana
5 1 (0.25%) Graphite
5 1 (0.25%) logstash
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) MOM
5 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.25%) Packer
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.20%) IBM
3 16 (3.96%) Oracle
4 13 (3.22%) SAP
5 12 (2.97%) VMware
6 9 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.98%) Cognizant
8 7 (1.73%) Cisco
8 7 (1.73%) Teradata
9 6 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.49%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.24%) BroadVision
10 5 (1.24%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.24%) JDA
10 5 (1.24%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.24%) Retek
10 5 (1.24%) RightScale
10 5 (1.24%) Splunk
10 5 (1.24%) webMethods
10 5 (1.24%) Xamarin